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Heavy Equipment & Construction Course - 1 Piece (2 Weeks)

Cost: $2,500.00

During this 2-week long course, you will receive training the following piece of equipment of your choice:

  • Excavator
  • Bulldozer
  • Backhoe
  • Loader/Roller Compactor
  • Skid Steer/Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Road Grader


The course also includes:

  • 2 hours class time per day
  • 6 hours practical training per day


Classroom Training Includes:

  • Personal Safety, Operational Safety, Fire Safety, Electrical Safety
  • Substance Abuse Awareness
  • Daily Maintenance Sheets
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Undercarriage, Engines, Turbo, Batteries, Universal Symbols
  • Hydraulics, Hydraulic Fluids, Optional Attachments
  • Hand Signals, Horn Signals, Float Loading
  • Two hours of in class study on (machine of choice)
  • Load Security, Cargo Chains, Rigging
  • Two-Way Radios
  • Guest Speaker
  • Snow Plowing/Winter Conditions
  • Block 1 Exam

Heavy Equipment Construction Course (2 Weeks) - Class 3

Cost: $2,220.00

In this two-week course, you will have theory classes for 36 hours and practical classes for 20 hours. The day-wise structure for each week is:

Week 1 Theory/Classroom (36 Hours Theory) - Class 3

  • Day 1: Commercial Beginners Permit Preparation (9 hours)
  • Day 2: Airbrakes Course (9 hours)
  • Day 3: Hours of Service /Logbook & Transportation of Dangerous Goods (9 hours)
  • Day 4: PreTrip/off Road Dump Truck (9 hours)

Week 2 (20 Hours Practical, Individual)

  • Day 1 - Day 4 inclusive: PreTrip, Shifting, Coupling, Uncoupling, Backing and Maneuvers (All on Road)

Heavy Equipment Construction Course (4 Weeks) - Class 1

Cost: $4,442.00

In this two-week course, you will have theory classes for 36 hours and practical classes for 36 hours. The day-wise structure for each week is:

Week 1 Theory/Classroom (36 Hours Theory) - Class 1

  • Day 1: Commercial Beginners Permit Preparation (9 hours)
  • Day 2: Airbrakes Course (9 hours)
  • Day 3: Hours of Service/Log Books & Transportation of Dangerous Goods (9 hours)
  • Day 4: Load Securement/Truck Systems (9 hours)

Week 2 (36 Hours Practical Class Lab)

  • Day 1 - Day 4 inclusive: PreTrip, Shifting, Coupling, Uncoupling, Backing and Maneuvers (All off Road with Observe Time)

Week 3 (18 Hours Practical, Individual)

  • Day 1 - Day 4 inclusive: PreTrip, Shifting, Coupling, Uncoupling, Backing and Maneuvers (All on Road)

Week 4 (18 Hours Practical, Individual)

  • Day 1 - Day 4 inclusive: PreTrip, Shifting, Coupling, Uncoupling, Backing and Maneuvers, and Roadtest (All on Road)

Heavy Equipment & Construction Course - 3 Piece (6 Weeks)

Cost: $6,200.00

During this 6-week long course, you will receive training on 3 of the following pieces of equipment of your choice:

  • Excavator
  • Bulldozer
  • Backhoe
  • Loader/ Roller Compactor
  • Skid Steer/Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Road Grader

This course also includes:

  • 2 hours class time per day
  • 6 hours practical training per day

Classroom Training Includes ALL components of 1-&2-Piece Course Training PLUS:

  • Traffic Control Person
  • H2S Awareness
  • Basics of Cutting Torch
  • Fall Protection Awareness
  • Block 3 Exam

Heavy Equipment & Construction Course - 4 Piece (8 Weeks)

Cost: $8,300.00

During this 8-week long course, you will receive training on 4 of the following pieces of equipment of your choice:

  • Excavator
  • Bulldozer
  • Backhoe
  • Loader/ Roller Compactor
  • Skid Steer/Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Road Grader


This course also includes:

  • 2 hours class time per day
  • 6 hours practical training per day


Classroom Training Includes ALL components of 1-&2-Piece Course Training PLUS:

St John Ambulance Workplace Standard First AID with CPR C & AED

Heavy Equipment & Construction Course - 5 Piece (10 Weeks)

Cost: $10,400.00

During this 10-week long course, you will receive training on 5 of the following pieces of equipment of your choice:

  • Excavator
  • Bulldozer
  • Backhoe
  • Loader/ Roller Compactor
  • Skid Steer/Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Road Grader


This course also includes:

  • 2 hours class time per day
  • 6 hours practical training per day


Classroom Training Includes ALL components of 1-, 2-, 3- & 4-Piece Course Training PLUS:

  • CSTS Online
  • RSTS Online

Scheduling Information

These courses are offered all year long, with new classes beginning every 6 weeks.

For more information or to arrange for enrollment, Please contact our office.

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